Guided Meditations

Meditation: Relaxing Back into Living Presence
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Living Presence (18:55 min.)
When we are lost in thoughts our mind contracts, our body tightens and we...
Meditation: The Practice of RAIN
Meditation: The Practice of RAIN (20:00 min.)
The acronym RAIN – Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture – guides us in bringing mindfulness...
Meditation: Collecting, Unifying and Opening the Mind
Meditation: Collecting, Unifying and Opening the Mind (21:31 min.)
Collecting, unifying and opening the mind, we begin with a listening attention, noticing sounds...
Meditation: Living Loving Awareness
Meditation: Living Loving Awareness (19:54 min.)
By bringing our full attention to the aliveness in the body, we can open...
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness (20:05 min.)
When we fully inhabit our body, we discover the space and wakefulness of awareness...
Meditation: Letting Go... Letting Be
Meditation: Letting Go… Letting Be (16:57 min.)
This guided meditation invites us to imagine a clenched fist relaxing open, and explores...
Meditation: Being the Ocean and Opening to the Waves
Meditation: Being the Ocean and Opening to the Waves (retreat) (26:55 min.)
We can’t truly open to the waves of life unless we recognize our Oceanness,...
Meditation: Awakening the Heart
Meditation: Awakening the Heart – Giving and Receiving Loving Blessings (11:07 min.)
Our hearts awaken as we express and receive love in an embodied, conscious way....
Meditation: Arriving in Open Presence
Meditation: Arriving in Open Presence (18:01 min.)
This meditation begins with a receptive opening to body sensations and sounds, and the...
Meditation - Aware and Alive
Meditation: Aware and Alive (20 min.)
Just as a cup is full with water, this body is filled with awareness....
Vipassana or Insight Meditation and Instruction: A Path of Practice from Retreat
Vipassana or Insight Meditation and Instruction: A Path of Practice from Retreat (31:15 min.)
Vipassana, also known as insight meditation, is training in bringing a clear mindful attention...
Meditation: Awareness, Aliveness and Space
Meditation: Awareness, Aliveness and Space (18:36 min.)
This guided meditation awakens our awareness within our body, extends to include sound, and...
Meditation: Yes to Life (19:53 min.)
After relaxing our bodies and quieting our minds, this meditation guides us to open...
Meditation: The Presence Beyond Thoughts
Meditation: The Presence Beyond Thoughts (17:33 min.)
We spend many life moments in a trance of thinking. This meditation awakens the...
Meditation: Whole Body Breathing
Meditation: Whole Body Breathing (19:53 min.)
This guided meditation includes a body scan and invites the receptivity and letting-go of...
Retreat Meditation: Loving Kindness - Awakening and Expressing Our Heart
Retreat Short Talk & Meditation: Loving Kindness – Awakening and Expressing Our Heart (36:50 min.)
This short talk and guided meditation remind us that we each have the capacity...
Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness
Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness (18:53 min.)
This practice opens with a body scan, employing the image and felt sense of...
Meditation: Relaxing Back into the Mystery
Meditation: Relaxing Back into the Mystery (18:27 min.)
All true meditation guides us back to presence, and the mystery that is our...
Meditation: Coming Home with the Breath
Meditation: Coming Home with the Breath (14:48 min.)
Our breath is always available as a pathway back to presence. This simple meditation...
Ten-Minute Basic Meditation Practice
Ten-Minute Basic Meditation (10 min.)
Tara offers a short introductory meditation with a body scan, bringing focus to the...